Since its creation, UNESCO remains the most ideological and utopian international organization within the United Nations system. Bound by its non-political character, UNESCO, as the World Heritage - its international organization in charge of the global management of the world heritage since 1972 - , seems inefficient to solve a highly political case such as the nomination of the Israeli site of Tel dan.
Never studied, the Tel dan case reveals the paralysis of interstate based international organization when facing nationally motivated political and identity issues. The World Heritage plan of building up a global governance in the heritage and cultural field, seems, if not valueless, at least inefficient.
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